An unemployed man was convicted and fined a total of €500 at Ballina District Court this week after he was found in possession of cannabis herb and cannabis resin.
The home of Wayne Carabine, 45 St Mureadach’s Terrace, Ballina was searched for drugs by gardaí on May 20 2011. Located in the house was €126 worth of cannabis resin and €60 worth of cannabis herb. Carabine admitted it was his for his own use.
The defendant, who has no previous convictions, told the court that he hasn’t touched drugs in seven months.
Judge Mary Devins convicted and fined him a total of €500.